Startup Weekend 2017 being held at Kathmandu University

TechStars Startup Weekend is a worldwide platform for the new generation of entrepreneurs. It was established 10 years ago and since has spread to over 150 nations and 1142 cities. The aim is to train young interested participants within a limited time span of 54 hours the know-how of staring one’s own business from scratch.


The 54-hour residential workshop running over the weekend has been taking place in Nepal for the past 4 years. The latest edition, Eleventh Edition, is a University Edition being conducted by Nepal Entrepreneurs’ Hub (NEHUB) in collaboration with Kathmandu University. A total of 10 startup weekends have been organized till date in Nepal out of which 350 ideas have been generated.

This year, the program will be held in the Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) located in Balkumari on the days of November 10-12.

The workshop aims to bring together designers, developers, marketers and startup enthusiasts to share brilliant ideas, form teams and launch startups over the course of three days. It is an initiative dedicated to nurturing the entrepreneurship culture through the local enthusiasts.

The three-day program can be broken down into the different events that will be held during the period:

This weekend program will be very beneficial to aspiring entrepreneurs as it provides them a platform to connect with industry experts and other brilliant minds along with rediscovering one’s entrepreneurial talents. They are guaranteed to leave the premises more informed with the knowledge of what it takes to start a company and how they can change their ideas to products that can be sold in the market!

The program expects to see new ideas from enthusiasts from all Universities in Nepal and help them grow into a real startup like it has done in the past couple of years.


So are you joining them this weekend to kick-start your entrepreneurship journey?

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Written by Prajita Gupta

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